Nov 2, 2011

NewsHour's David Chalian will head Yahoo News D.C. bureau

Yahoo News is reporting that it has hired PBS NewsHour's political editor, David Chalian, as its Washington bureau chief. Chalian came to NewsHour in July 2010 from ABC News, where he won an Emmy for his role in coverage of President Barack Obama's inauguration. At NewsHour, he directed political coverage across  broadcast and digital platforms, as well as managing editorial content from the program's congressional, White House, and Supreme Court beats. He also appeared in political webcasts on the Online NewsHour and developed additional digital political content. Chalian will start at Yahoo News on Nov. 14 and report to Will Tacy, executive editor.

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